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[1,999,002] Released extended version of the film picked up the KV-1 from the bottom of the river Don

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Today we are pleased to present the 23-minute documentary. He recounts the complex process of search and lift heavy equipment and introduces the main characters surgery without which this event would not be possible.

In December 1942, a tank crossed the river on logs, but failed under the ice. Lift heavy KV-1 did not become, and all these years spent under the water tank.

Preparations for the operation began in late 2013 – the program “remember everything” , together with the Museum of armored vehicles in Kubinka and administration Verhnemamonsky district of Voronezh region.

For the experienced agency it was fifty-fifth, the most complicated lifting equipment. They scanned the bottom of the river to determine the exact location of the KV-1. From May 29 to June 7, 2014 was raised from the bottom of the tank and transported to shore. Active Rescuers assisted the locals, including many players in World of Tanks.


“remember everything” – a global initiative organized by Wargaming at the end of 2013 and aimed at promoting military-historical museums around the world in the preservation and restoration of the legendary models of military equipment. The program aims to revive interest in the history, to inspire young people to study the past of their countries and to preserve for future generations the unique historical monuments.

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